What exactly is the Ban on Mobile Phones for those in Immigration Detention?
Criminals that are awaiting deportation are allowed to keep mobile phones, and use them, while in immigration detention.
Currently the Australian Border Force (ABF) does not have the power to confiscate items like mobile phones possessing child … Read the rest
183 people cautioned or charged with bushfire incidents.
The NSW police have released a statement about the 183 people who have been cautioned or charged with bushfire rated incidents.
Since Friday 8 November 2019, legal action – which ranges from cautions through to criminal charges – has been taken against … Read the rest
How to Register a Relationship in Australia.
Registering a Relationship in Australia needs to be done in the State that you live in, or at least one member of the couple lives in.
Each Australian state has its own rules on this.
Some need both parties to live in their … Read the rest
How Does a Registered Relationship affect Partners?.
Some couples who live together in Australia, but who choose not to get married, might Register their relationship with their local State Government. This is common with some couples who are applying for a Partner Visa for one of them to stay permanently … Read the rest
Cost to Register a Relationship in Australia.
The cost to register a relationship varies in each Australian State, as these fees are set by State Governments.
Cost to register a relationship in New South Wales.
It currently costs $223 to register a Relationship in New South Wales. This fee includes … Read the rest
Justice of the Peace in Queensland.
Links to locations and opening times of publicly available JP’s in Queensland.
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Can we Bring Meat into Australia?.
Who knows, is probably the best answer, although Fresh meat is definitely not allowed. But Meat can include Dried meat.
I work on the basis that nothing is permitted, but if I decide to bring any food at all, I declare it, and see … Read the rest
What is a De facto relationship ?.
A simple answer to this might be that a De facto relationship is effectively a married couple but without the legal paperwork.
The basic Australian laws defining a De facto relationship are outlined as two people, who may be of the same or … Read the rest
Can you change your name legally in Australia even if not an Australian citizen?.
Changing your Name in Australia can be done for most people, even those not Australian Citizens.
A Residence period is needed, and the rules on this varies between states from 1 year to 3 years.
There … Read the rest
South Australian Couples, of either Sex, can Register a Relationship in their State.
Couples can now register their relationship with Births, Deaths and Marriages (BDM) if at least one person in the relationship lives in South Australia. Couples may apply irrespective of their sex or gender identity.
Evidence of a … Read the rest